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Wal-Mart Sues Former Employee for Breach of Contract


Bentonville, Ark., Asuit filed yesterday in Benton County Circuit Court alleges that former Wal-Mart business analyst David F. Smith, who resigned last Monday, e-mailed RFID data confidential to the retailer.

Included in the e-mails, allegedly transmitted between July 27 and Sept. 7, were pricing and cost information, future planning and strategy considerations and budget information, the complaint states. Wal-Mart is requesting a temporary restraining order to prevent the information from being used.

Wal-Mart is seeking unspecified monetary damages from Smith.

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